If there’s one thing we know to be true about French women and fashion, it’s that they love to keep an unfussy wardrobe. Key pieces they always have on standby include a perfect white shirt, a well-tailored black blazer and classic black heels. They also love their jeans.
But we’re not talking about any old denim style. Our columnist Marissa Cox told us back in September last year that since she moved to Paris, she discovered that French girls love straight-leg jeans. And while we’re sure no Parisian woman is going to ditch those anytime soon, we’ve got new intel that says French girls are now loving another style.
According to data from Lyst, the global fashion search platform, high-rise wide-leg jeans are the exact style French women—in particular, Parisian women—can’t get enough of right now. In fact, searches for these jeans are up by 68% year on year. And the most popular brand of all? Jacquemus, of course.
There’s a reason this silhouette is so popular: It’s flattering on everyone. The high rise will give any waist definition, and the wider cut will balance out the hips and elongate the legs. Ready to see how some of our favourite French women wear this style? Keep scrolling, then, shop our edit of the best high-rise wide-leg jeans.